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Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Service

Cause Area

  • Advocacy & Human Rights
  • Crisis Support
  • Education & Literacy
  • Immigrants & Refugees
  • Justice & Legal


3621 Brunswick AvenueLos Angeles, CA 90039 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The mission of Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Service (IRIS) is to provide a gracious welcome as well as tangible tools and connections to help new arrivals achieve self-sufficiency in the United States. IRIS has several programs including: refugee resettlement, immigration legal services, cultural orientation, food pantry program and an ESL/Civics program. IRIS is a program of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles and operates in conjunction with Episcopal Migration Ministries.


IRIS provides a gracious welcome and tangible tools for self-sufficiency to hundreds of refugees, immigrants, and asylees in the Greater Los Angeles region each year.

IRIS is a program of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles and the Southern California affiliate of Episcopal Migration Ministries. Since 2005, IRIS has helped over 10,000 refugees, and immigrants find hope, hospitality, and a safe haven in our community.

As a Department of Justice Office of Legal Access Program, IRIS offers free and low cost services to clients in the Greater Los Angeles area with the help of accredited staff and on staff immigration attorney. IRIS provides its clients with professional services and assistance in navigating today's complex immigration system. IRIS is pleased to offer a wide array of services including:

  • Citizenship
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Family Reunification
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Temporary Protected Status
  • Consular Processing
  • Travel Documents
  • Advance Parole
  • Employment Documents
  • Special Immigrant/Religious Worker
  • Notary Services
  • One on one case consultations
  • ESL/Civics Education
  • Food Pantry


Would you recommend Interfaith Refugee and Immigration Service?
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by Noemy P. from Los Angeles, CA (January 11, 2017)
The volunteer coordinator Liz is friendly and provides massive support to all the volunteers . The staff is great and very informative as well. Great organization to be part of.

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